Gadoteridol is a contrast agent that produces magnetic effects. It is used in combination with magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) to allow blood vessels, organs, and other non-bony tissues to be seen more clearly on the MRA. Gadoteridol is used to help diagnose certain disorders of the head and neck, or brain and spine (central nervous system). Gadoteridol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Prohance, generic name gadoteridol, belongs to a class of drugs known as Magnetic resonance imaging contrast media. Prohance is a contrast agent that produces magnetic effects. Prohance is used in medicine in combination with MRA, that is magnetic resonance angiography that functions by allowing blood vessels, organs, and other non-bony tissues to be able to be seen clearly on the MRA.